New Owner Wins Twice: H. R. Schaffer Scores with Betsinda and Poor Butterfly.; Out the Way Suffers First Defeat of the Year--Steeplechase Farcical., Daily Racing Form, 1919-06-06


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NEW OWNER WINS TWICE H R Schaffer Scores with Bet sinda and Poor Butterfly Out the Way Suffers First De ¬ feat of the Year Steeple ¬ chase Farcical NEW YORK X Y June S A surprisingly large crowd journeyed to Belmont Park today and that despite the small fields that made uy the program of six races II R Schaffer with his recently acquired Betsinda and Poor Butterfly carried off the honors of the day Betsinda an outstanding choice winning the opening race while Poor But ¬ terfly scored in the mile and an eighth race run as the third Betsinda was tiring at the end and had to be vigorously ridden to hold the Brighton Stables Balloting safe at the end Walls had to resort to the same tactics in the case of Poor Butterfly as the Celt filly was tiring and being hard pressed by Daddys Choice in the final jstridty Mr Schaffer was congratulated on all sides on his double victory S C Hildreths Out the Way met his first defeat of the season after three successive vic ¬ tories George Starr ridden by Loftns taking Jiis measure in the Baldwin Highweight Handicap George Starr led all the way but it was only through the masterly ride of Loftns that he suc ¬ ceeded in winning The Viau racer set a great pace but began swerving from the inside at the elbow and Loftus was forced to strike him across the head to keep him straight Out the Way was always a contender but was bumped by the winner at the half mile ground and could not overtake him sfthe end J JThe The Grand National Steeplechase developed into a farce SI one wood only cantering over the course while Melodrama barely finished inside the time limit and Wingold the other starter losing his rider finishMiuto and being remounted failing to finish Miuto II won the fiftli in easy fashion and Bridesman dashThe did likewise in the closing dash The report was freely circulated that John Mad ¬ den sold his twoyearold Dominique to Samuel Ilildreth for 10000 Only a few days before it was common rumor In the clubhouse that he had been offered 13000 for the colt which was re ¬ fused fusedROAMER ROAMER JUST TRIFLE SHORT SHORTJust Just a trifle short of work I guess was Jack Goldsboroughs opinion of Reamers downfall I thought I had done enough with him but I suppose ills age necessitates a little more training He had worked a mile in 139 for the race over the Aqueduct course and I thought that was good enough to win winSam Sam Hildreth will not have a starter in the Suburban I did not think of starting Prineeps said Mr HUdreth but he has lost nearly one hundred pounds since his last race I never saw a horse fall away so quickly after a race Cirrus and Purchase are not keyed up to the Suburban course consequently my colors will not be repre ¬ sented sentedIn In speaking of Papps phenomenal work of a mile and a quarter in 1203 for the Suburban Mr Loft thinks the horse is a morningglory If things could only be changed around and the Sub ¬ urban run before breakfast lie might repeat his work said Mr Loft but he has not shown to bo consistent since his twoyearold year W yearW II Karrick was compelled to reconsider his eleventhhour determination to ship Natural Bridge to Latonia for the Derby The decision was made only after the colt had defeated Roamer and then it was discovered that Be Frank had already gone and that another westward bound car was unavail ¬ able ableAt At a meeting of the National Hunt and Steeple ¬ chase Association the stewards of the meeting re ¬ ported the suspension of jockey Keating for the re ¬ mainder of the meeting for his failure to carry out riding instructions The susj ension was continued by the steeplechase body until July 15 15Messrs Messrs Fred Alpers and R Penn Smith were granted gentleman riders licenses Many grantedAt trainers and jockeys licenses were granted At a meeting of the stewards of the Jockey Club held at the judges stand at the Belmont Park race track today there were present F K Sturgis II K Knapp Andrew Miller F R Hitchcock John San ford and R T Wilson WilsonJames James Mclaughlin was appointed paddock and patrol judge judgeFollowing yilliaiH Mjdgcly was appointed patrol judge Following the ruling of the Kentucky State Rac ¬ ing Commission the jockey license of K Sande was suspended for sixty days from May 31 31Many Many trainers and jockeys licenses were granted as recommended by the license conurittee conuritteeII II R Schaffer retained Poor Butterfly by claim after her victory in the third race for 2025

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